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Neuter vs. Castration

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Neuteradjective

Neutral; on neither side; neither one thing nor another.

Castrationnoun

The act of removing the testicles.

Neuteradjective

(grammar) Having a form which is not masculine nor feminine; or having a form which is not of common gender.

‘a neuter noun’; ‘the neuter definite article’; ‘a neuter termination’; ‘the neuter gender’;

Castrationnoun

(figuratively) Any act that removes power from a person (particularly a man) or entity.

Neuteradjective

(grammar) Intransitive.

‘a neuter verb’;

Castrationnoun

The act of castrating.

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Neuteradjective

(biology) Sexless: having no or imperfectly developed sex organs.

Castrationnoun

neutering a male animal by removing the testicles

Neuteradjective

(literary) Sexless, nonsexual.

Castrationnoun

surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men);

‘bilateral castration results in sterilization’;

Neuternoun

(biology) An organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; especially, one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers.

Castrationnoun

the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work

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Neuternoun

A person who takes no part in a contest; someone remaining neutral.

Castration

Castration (also known as orchiectomy or orchidectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which an individual loses use of the testicles: the male gonad. Surgical castration is bilateral orchiectomy (excision of both testicles), while chemical castration uses pharmaceutical drugs to deactivate the testes.

Neuternoun

(grammar) The neuter gender.

Neuternoun

(grammar) A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words.

Neuternoun

(grammar) An intransitive verb or state-of-being verb.

Neuterverb

To remove sex organs from an animal to prevent it from having offspring; to castrate or spay, particularly as applied to domestic animals.

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Neuterverb

To rid of sexuality.

Neuteradjective

Neither the one thing nor the other; on neither side; impartial; neutral.

‘In all our undertakings God will be either our friend or our enemy; for Providence never stands neuter.’;

Neuteradjective

Having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex; as, a neuter noun; a neuter termination; the neuter gender.

Neuteradjective

Having no generative organs, or imperfectly developed ones; sexless. See Neuter, n., 3.

Neuternoun

A person who takes no part in a contest; one who is either indifferent to a cause or forbears to interfere; a neutral.

‘The world's no neuter; it will wound or save.’;

Neuternoun

A noun of the neuter gender; any one of those words which have the terminations usually found in neuter words.

Neuternoun

An organism, either vegetable or animal, which at its maturity has no generative organs, or but imperfectly developed ones, as a plant without stamens or pistils, as the garden Hydrangea; esp., one of the imperfectly developed females of certain social insects, as of the ant and the common honeybee, which perform the labors of the community, and are called workers.

Neuterverb

To render incapable of sexual reproduction; to remove or alter the sexual organs so as to make infertile; to alter; to fix; to desex; - in male animals, to castrate; in female animals, to spay.

Neuternoun

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)

Neuterverb

remove the ovaries of;

‘Is your cat spayed?’;

Neuteradjective

of grammatical gender;

‘`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun’;

Neuteradjective

having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs

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